April 4, 2019
DoD Employees Cite Major Challenges to Data-Driven Insights premium
A survey of Department of Defense employees commissioned by DLT partner, Veritas, and conducted by Federal Computer Week found that 46% of respondents agree that data drives all or most of their decisions (58%), yet only 13% would rate their data management capabilities as “Excellent” while 60% rate them as “Satisfactory” or “Poor”. Challenges Across […]
September 19, 2017
[Survey] Regulations, Careless Insiders, and IT Modernization Complicate Federal Cybersecurity premium
Federal IT pros are facing “Herculean tasks” when it comes to security challenges, a new survey conducted by DLT partner, SolarWinds, reveals. Featuring insights from 200 civilian and Department of Defense (DoD) IT decision-makers, the survey explores the security challenges faced by public sector IT professionals, quantifies the sources and types of IT security threats, […]
August 24, 2017
DoD Eyes Blockchain Technology to Improve Cybersecurity premium
Could the technology that powers shadowy online cryptocurrencies used by terrorists, cyber criminals, and money launderers soon be deployed by the Department of Defense? Blockchain, the technology that underpins the Bitcoin, is the latest rush of digital transformation technologies that could dramatically improve security across the U.S. military preventing hacks, tampering and cyberhijackings of vehicles, […]
Vice President of Cybersecurity
November 21, 2016
How the DoD Can Address its Cybersecurity Mandates premium
Security has become one of the biggest IT challenges in the last 20 years. Regulations, threats, and the many different ways in which adversaries can gain access to sensitive network infrastructures, particularly within the Department of Defense (DoD), have spurred cyber priorities and strategic goals. These include defending the DoD information network, securing DoD data, […]
Enterprise Applications Marketing Manager
November 3, 2016
The Data-Centric Warfighter – How Data Empowers Defense premium
Net-centric and data-centric warfare is transforming how warfighters conduct operations. Data from satellite feeds, remote sensors, ship manifests, etc. depend on secure and quality data to inform intelligence-based decision-making. But data is only as good as its ability to be leveraged. Defense organizations are constantly bombarded with questionable data says DLT partner, Informatica. Facial recognition […]
March 13, 2015
FedRAMP Serves up a New User Experience premium
FedRAMP (The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) is changing. By the end of 2015, FedRAMP, aka the FISMA for the cloud, is anticipated to add high-impact cloud systems (it currently only authorizes low- and moderate-impact levels). While only 12% of all federal systems are labeled as high impact (mostly DoD and DHS), as more […]
As DoD Eyes Internet of Things for New Uses Cases, Security Concerns Remain premium
The “Internet of Things” isn’t exactly a new concept, Kevin Ashton coined the term the Internet of Things as far back as 1999. Now, 15 years later, the Department of Defense (DoD) is eager to exploit it. What is the Internet of Things? Simply put, the “Internet of Things” or IoT, for short, refers to the next […]
August 5, 2014
Debunking the DoD Certified Records Management Requirement Myth premium
Clarifying the misconception that requires all software serving records management purposes must be DoD 5015.2 Certified RMAs and why this is important for the Presidential Records Management Directive 2016 Goal requiring e-mail records to be managed electronically.
June 6, 2014
Technically News – 6/6 premium
This week in our government IT news roundup: Is Shadow IT Spinning Out of Control in Government; Automating Cybersecurity; DOD Cyber Architecture Takes Shape; Feds Need Cloud Procurement Standards
April 4, 2014
Technically News – 4/4 premium
This week in Technically News: Can Government’s Cyber Defense Withstand a Market-Driven Offense; 6 Tech Trends Shaping the Government’s Future; DoD Cloud Spending Surge Ahead; State and Local Government Cybersecurity; Save Money, Change Fonts.